Circus City Museum

From the barn to the big top, Circus has been a part of Peru, Indiana for over 100 years. Experience a walk through Peru’s circus history at the Circus City Museum. This popular Museum, located in the Circus City Center, is filled with photos, miniatures, displays, and costumes from circus past. The museum is open Monday through Friday, April through September from 9 am to 5 pm and October through March 9 am to 4 pm. During circus week enjoy the many circus wagons displayed outside the museum as well as extended hours before and after each circus performance. Admission is by donation only. Group tours can be scheduled by contacting the Circus office at 765-472-3918. Monetary and artifact donations are accepted and greatly appreciated.


For monetary donations send check or Money order to:
Circus City Museum
C/O Circus City Festival Inc.
154 N. Broadway
Peru Indiana.

Circus artifacts can also be mailed, delivered, or picked up. Contact the Circus City Festivals office at 765-472-3918 for more details.